UPDATED Police warning after nine burglaries in one day in East Sussex
Police are reminding residents across East Sussex to be on the alert for suspicious activity after nine house burglaries in one day in the Polegate, Westham, Bexhill areas.
The offences all happened between 8am and 6pm on Tuesday (7 November) but police warn that that the burglars might strike elsewhere.
Detectives are also appealing for information about the occupants of a car who were seen acting suspiciously near one of the burglaries.
The car was a dark coloured Audi, possibly an A4, with distinctive rear tinted windows, roof rails, alloy wheels and LED headlights. The occupants were a bald-headed man and a woman with blonde hair in a pony tail. Continue reading Nine Burglaries in 24 Hours
East Sussex sex assault suspect arrested after European police co-operation
Sussex Police Notification
European police co-operation has led to the arrest of a man suspected of a sexual assault on a child in East Sussex.
On the evening of 21 August 2008 a six-year old girl was sexually assaulted while visiting a restaurant with her family in Rye, East Sussex. She was badly shocked Continue reading Rye Sex Assault Suspect Arrested
Life as it was lived 50 years ago in a small village near Rye as seen by R. D. Symons of Silton, Sasks., Canada I grew up in hearing of the slow, country speech of the people of Sussex.
Only occasionally have I heard it over the past fifty and more years, for most of the English immigrants to the prairies come from the industrial areas of the Midlands and North of England. Continue reading South Saxon
Thirty People Evacuated from their Homes
An alert was caused early this morning when a car crashed into a gas main in a small village in East Sussex. Police and fire teams rushed to the incident and evacuated people from adjacent homes. Continue reading East Sussex Village – 30 Evacuated from their Homes
By Ion Castro
Some years ago I acquired a fine silver medal, 35mm diameter and marked “PRIZE MEDAL OF THE HASTINGS AND ST LEONARDS INDUSTRIAL EXHIBITION 1867” and then, recently the bronze version ,apparently struck from the same dies, turned up at auction and I added it to my collection. Continue reading Medals Mystery
This footage has been taken from an old cine film shot in the 1960s. Shows the fisherman of the day working on their boats Rye Fishmarket. Continue reading Fishing from Rye in the 1960s
The April issue of Rye’s Own is in local newsagents now Continue reading April 2015 Issue on Sale Now
April 3 2015
Easter comes early this year and to the east of the Kent / Sussex border they celebrate a game that is 3,000 years old.
The game of marbles was played over 3000 years ago in Egypt. Clay marbles having been found in the tombs of the ancient Egyptians. The game is still alive and kicking in a number of Sussex towns. Continue reading Marbles Match and Easter Bonnet Parade, Abbey Green, Battle, Sussex
By Stuart Harland
Chairman MarshLink Action Group
At the end of March Network Rail announced the Hastings – London line had re-opened after major works to reinstate a large number of track failures along the line caused by the weather. Continue reading London In 55 Minutes From Rye And 68 Minutes From Hastings
Two of the best loved characters from East Sussex and Kent can often be seen together on ceremonial occasions in any Cinque Port Town. Continue reading Two Of The Cinque Ports Finest